2016 Submissions

2016 Submissions

ACCC’s report to the Senate on Private Health Insurance 2014-15

Submission to help inform the ACCC’s report to the Senate on private health insurance anti-competitive and other practices, with a particular focus on information provided to consumers, for the period of 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015.


Productivity Commission’s Issues Paper: Human Services – Identifying sectors for reform

Submission to the Commission’s inquiry into potential sector reform within the provision of Human Services.


National Transport Commission’s Rail Health Assessment Standard Review Issues Paper

Submission to the review on the National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers


Commonwealth consultation regarding the Skilled Occupations List 2017-18

This submission was as made to the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training regarding the Skilled Occupations List for 2017-18


Pre-Federal Budget Submission 2016-17

Our pre-federal budget submission highlights policies that support the sustainable provision of services and promotes equitable access to optometric care for all Australians.


Submission to Department of Veterans’ Affairs review of allied health programs

Optometry Australia’s submission to DVA’s review of its dental and allied health programs, highlights the inadequacy of item fees under the DVA Schedule and the need to reinstate annual indexation of consultation fees and optical aids,  and highlights opportunities to enhance what eye care services are offered to veterans and to streamline interaction between DVA and optometry service providers.